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Design Principles in Architectural Evolution: a Case Study

Wermelinger, Michel; Yu, Yijun and Lozano Rodriguez, Angela (2008). Design Principles in Architectural Evolution: a Case Study. In: Proceedings of the 24th IEEE International Conference on Software Maintenance, 28 Sep - 4 Oct 2008, Beijing, China, IEEE, pp. 396–405.

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We wish to investigate how structural design principles are used in practice, in order to assess the utility and relevance of such principles to the maintenance of large, complex, long-lived, successful systems. In this paper we take Eclipse as the case study and check whether its architecture follows, throughout multiple releases, some principles proposed in the literature.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2008 IEEE
Extra Information: Pages: 396-405
Keywords: software architecture; software evolution;
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 11975
Depositing User: Michel Wermelinger
Date Deposited: 22 Oct 2008 10:53
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2018 13:44
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